Imaging May Not Help Select Patients With Stroke for Endovascular Therapy

Greb, Erik
March 2013
Neurology Reviews;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p12
The article focuses on a randomized clinical trial done on 118 patients suffering from acute ischemic stroke. The study was conducted by Chelsea S. Kidwell, Professor of Neurology at Washington D.C.-based Georgetown University Medical Center. The patients were randomly taken for emergency surgeries and for medical therapy for endovascular treatment. The results obtained showed that penumbral imaging does not aid in selection of patients for treatment method.


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